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Sponsor Finance

Practice
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We are a go-to adviser to financial sponsors, who rely on the depth and breadth of our practice for the full range of their financing needs.

Summary

Our dedicated sponsor finance team helps clients navigate the entire LBO life cycle, from investment to exit and every step in between. We are also well versed in fund-level facilities that help our clients maximize operational flexibility and investor returns. Our deep experience with complex capital structures, demanding timelines and a wide range of industries – including Healthcare & Life Sciences, Sports and Tech, Media & Telecom – enables us to deliver exceptional results regardless of the circumstances.

Financial sponsors count on our exemplary counsel across syndicated, direct, unitranche, bridge and asset-based loans, as well as club deals, structured products, and project, infrastructure, DIP and exit financings.

As part of Davis Polk’s interdisciplinary Private Equity practice, we work closely with colleagues including our Mergers & AcquisitionsCapital MarketsTax and Restructuring teams.

For the firm’s finance work for other borrower and lender clients, see Finance.

Insights

Rethinking bridge loan facilities

Recognition

Recognition Cards
Title
Band 1
Designation Category
Banking & Finance
Recognition Source
Chambers USA
Title
Band 1
Designation Category
Finance & Capital Markets (International & Cross-Border)
Jurisdiction (optional)
USA
Recognition Source
Chambers Global
Title
Tier 1
Designation Category
Banking
Jurisdiction (optional)
United States
Recognition Source
IFLR1000
Title
#1
Designation Category
Banking & Financial Services
Jurisdiction (optional)
(10th straight year)
Recognition Source
Vault/Firsthand, 2024
Title
High Yield Deal of the Year
Award Detail
(Brookfield Business Partners acquisition of Johnson Controls’ Power Solutions Business)
Recognition Source
IFLR Americas Awards, 2020
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